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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> suarez: it was front-page news in mexico city today. mexican marines had killed the leader of the glet a's drug cartel. heriberto lazcano in a shootout sunday. the navy announced fingerprints confirmed the identity. then a bizarre twist. gunman stole the body from a funeral home before forensic testing could be completedded. >> the owner of garcia funeral services said that maskedded men subdued the employees, took the body from a funeral home in a hearse and forced the driver to drive the vehicle >> suarez: a death photo of the man was released. still the state attorney general, overseeing the operation, said authorities are confident they got the right man. >> an analysis was done comparing the body and its characteristics with the still pictures on file. this comparison resulted in a positive match. >> suarez: lazcano was one of mexico's most feared drug lords, also known as the executioner. he transformed the zetas from enforcers for the gulf cartel into a powerful rival organization. since then the zetas have been blamed for some of the bloodiest atrocities in mexico's si
Oct 24, 2012 12:00am PDT
about mexico or really latin america, about africa, about climate change, about japan. more broadly about asia. they talked about china but asia is getting in some ways, quote unquote, interesting again. in some ways it reminds me of europe of areentury ago where a lot of countries are begin to go get more atiff in their foreign policies. you don't have the regional institutions. you don't yet have the reconcilitiion of past frictions. ihunch is the new president will not have to deal simply with all the obvious challenges of the greater middle east we have come to know. my hunch is they're going to have to deal with all the problems of asian pacific as well as the lingering challenge of thee euro zone problem. it will be e a full foreign pocy in-box for whoever is elected. >> woodruff: fascinating. i don't think much more we're going to hear about foreign policy becyeen now and the election. we did hear about it last nighte thank you both for sharing your thoughts with us this evening. tnk you both. >> thanknk you. >> woodruff: and we have other views online. gideon rose, editor of
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the five top markets are brazil, india, indonesia, mexico and the united states. despite the rising customer base, facebook stock has lost 40% of its value since the company went public in may. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: fears that the syrian civil war may escalate into a regional conflict grew today, as neighboring turkey shelled military targets inside syria for a second day. that's after a syrian mortar round hit a turkish home on wednesday killing five people. lindsey hilsum of "independent television news" filed this report. >> reporter: they were killed not in syria but over the border in turkey, casualties of a conflict that threatens to destabilize the region. the town of akcakale is dangerously close to the fighting-- a line on a map was no protection for three children and two women from the same family. >> ( translated ): the dead people are my neighbors, just next door. we have been psychologically ruined during the past month and a half, both adults and children. we can't sleep at all, there is bombardment and noises until
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
behind, when it closed its headquarters, moved operations to mexico. newton lost about 1,800 jobs and millions from its local economy. >> our main focus for newton right now is... is getting people back to work as well as jasper county. so, i mean, our focus is... is employment. >> reporter: chaz allen has been mayor here for nine years, we caught up with him after a charity motorcycle ride. he says two companies have moved into newton, building windmill towers and turbines and employing almost 1,000 people. allen's support is squarely behind president obama thanks to the wind energy tax credit designed to help these businesses grow. >> mitt romney's message is to get rid of the wind production tax credit. well, that's big here because we've got t.p.i. and trinity both producing wind turbines and wind towers, and that's a critical factor for us to keep those plants moving past 2013. >> reporter: o. kay henderson says these single issue voters add up quickly in such a small state. >> if iowa does again come down to a few thousand votes, these sort of narrow cast issues can have a huge
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
johnson, a former republican governor of new mexico, said transparency is key. >> i think when it comes to political campaign contributions that candidates should have to wear nascar-like jackets with patches on the jackets. >> reporter: on the war on drugs, most of the candidates agreed it's time to legalize marijuana and more. green party candidate jill stein: >> marijuana is a substance that is dangerous because it's illegal. it's not illegal on account of it being dangerous, because it's not dangerous at all. >> reporter: rocky anderson echoed that sentiment. >> we need to end drug prohibition just like we ended alcohol prohibition and treat drug use and abuse as a public health and education issue and get it entirely out of the criminal justice system. >> reporter: but virgil goode disagreed. the former congressman from virginia was once a democrat, then a republican before joining the constitution party. >> let's be clear about my position on this. unlike gary, rocky and jill, i'm not for legalizing drugs. if you want that, vote for one of them, don't vote for me. >> reporter: all
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